'''Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit''' () is a private Catholic university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
, United States. Founded by members of the Holy Ghost Fathers|Congregation of the Holy Spirit
, Duquesne first opened its doors as the Pittsburgh Catholic College of the Holy Ghost in October 1878 with an enrollment of 40 students and a faculty of six. In 1911, the college became the first Catholic university in Pennsylvania. It is the only Spiritan
institution of higher education in the world.
Duquesne has since expanded to over 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students within a self-contained hilltop campus in Pittsburgh's Bluff (Pittsburgh)|Bluff
neighborhood. The school maintains an associate campus in Rome and encompasses ten schools of study. The university hosts international students from more than 80 countries
although most students — about 80% — are from Pennsylvania or the...